Biography of Fred B. Mulford
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Mulford, Fred B. Samuel H. Mulford, son of Matthew, was born in East Hampton, L. I., March 18, 1796. His ancestors came from Devonshire, England, where the name was spelled Molford, and arriving in America settled in Rhode Island, whence some removed to Connecticut. Captain Samuel Mulford, great great grandfather of Samuel M., was a member of the Colonial Assembly of New York from 1705 to 1720, and a captain in the militia, as was also his son Matthew. David Mulford, son of the latter, was a colonel in the Revolutionary war, in which Matthew, grandfather of Samuel H., served as a sergeant and afterward drew a pension. Samuel H. Mulford married, September 18, 1823, Clarissa Griffin, settled in Lansiugbug, Rensselaer county, and was proprietor of a grist mill. About 1845 he came to Hulberton, but in 1846 removed to a farm in Kendall, whence he finally went to Holley, where he died in December, 1871. His children were Samuel E., born December 19, 1830; Joseph P., born May 1, 1834; Harriett J., born June 22, 1840; Mary (Mrs. C. G. Palmer), born October 17, 1824; and Clarissa (Mrs. T. R. Sherwood), born November 14, 1826. Joseph P. Mulford married, January 28, 1858, Harriet R., daughter of William R. Bassett, and their children are Fred B., born December 30, 1859; Harry J., born November 4, 1863, died November 24, 1887; George S., born November 16, 1865, married Lowella Barlow of Du Bois, Penn., July 11, 1888, and resides in Buffalo; Nina (Mrs. Frank J. Murphy) and Lina (twins), born March 18, 1869; and Mary O., born January 15, 1876. Mr. Mulford settled on his present farm near the lake shore in 1864. Fred B. Mulford marned, December 30, 1880, Rose E., daughter of Dennis Skutt, of Kendall, and they have two children, Roy J. and Ward S. He purchased his present store in Kendall village of Miss Sarah Jewett in May, 1889, and was appointed postmaster in September, 1893. Dennis Skutt, father of Mrs. Rose Mulford, was born September 21, 1831, and married Betsey Hard, who was born December 22, 1834, and died September 11, 1875; they had two children: Rose E., born June 27, 1861, and Harry H., born April 24, 1872, and died October 15, 1893.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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